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Feline medicine

May 01, 2003
Now that you have decided what to include in your feline preventive medicine program, how do you implement your ideas? The implementation process begins where everything else begins in a typical veterinary hospital - at the front desk.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
Recently a colleague in private practice asked me for advice about how to treat xanthine bladder stones formed by an 11-month-old, spayed female domestic shorthaired cat.
May 01, 2003
An owner depends on the veterinarian to assess the danger of any potential disease to his or her dog or cat. In some instances, these dangers are well known by the general public (rabies, distempter, FeLV), and owner's may request these "preventative measures".
May 01, 2003
Veterinarians are busy individuals who multi-task with fervor. How else can we accomplish all that we must during the normal workday? We have to play the role of internist, pharmacist, radiologist, dentist, animal behaviorist, practice manager, human relations expert, environmental protection engineer, chief financial officer and employee/client counselor all rolled into one.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2003
Recently a colleague in private practice asked me for advice about how to treat cystine bladder stones formed by a 5.5 year-old, spayed female Siamese cat. Although textbooks that he consulted contained information about cystine urolithiasis in dogs, he was unable to find recommendations for this disorder in cats. How would you manage this case?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2002
In DVM Best Practices on Feline Medicine (May, 2002), I wrote about feline ear mites and dermatophytes, two common infectious diseases often seen in feline practice.
May 01, 2002
Dr. Ray Dillon explores the challenges practitioners face when diagnosing heartworm disease in cats.
Apr 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Idexx Laboratories, Inc. introduces the new Snap® Feline Heartworm Antigen test kit, an in-clinic diagnostic test that detects antigen from Dirofilaria immitis infection in cats.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Schaumburg, Ill.-Adding to its swine, bovine and equine recommendations, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) puts forth judicious use of antimicrobial guidelines for cats and dogs.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff

Feline asthma is defined as a chronic inflammatory disease of the lower airways that results in cough, wheeze and exercise intolerance.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
Purina introduces two new products to help monitor cats with diabetes.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 1999
By dvm360.com staff
A lower urinary tract disease has been diagnosed in your cat. Here are some tips on how you can help your cat avoid another flare-up in the future.